Making Sense of the Retrieval Effectiveness of Web Search Engines
Library Herald Year : 2009, Volume : 47, Issue : 1 First page : ( 60) Last page : ( 72) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Making Sense of the Retrieval Effectiveness of Web Search Engines
Tariang Bikika Laloo, Senior Lecturer Department of Library & Information Science, North Eastern Hill University, Umshing, Mawlai, Shillong - 739022, Meghalaya. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstract This is a review of the literature covering the retrieval effectiveness of Internet Search Engines. Literature is reviewed under appropriate headings and subheadings and includes mostly literature published from the 1990s onwards. The sources consulted for the purpose of this literature review were mostly journals though relevant websites were also accessed. The more used journals were Information Today and JASIS.
Keywords Internet, Search Engines, Retrieval Effectiveness, Evaluation, Information Retrieval, Queries, Searchers.